What more can be said about the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Person of the year in 1963, Time Magazine also included MLK (1929-1968) in the top 10 people of the century.
Ordained as a Baptist minister in 1948, King soon attended a lecture on the life of Mahatma Gandhi and was inspired to delve deeper in the Indian social philosopher’s teachings. In February of 1959, Dr. King and his wife visited India, where they studied Mahatma Gandhi’s methods of nonviolent protest.